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Stihl unveils new professional hedge trimmers

The new Stihl HS 82 and HS 87 top-of-the-line hedge trimmers (22.7cc) provide precise and tough cutting for professional performance. Compared to previous models*, both are lighter, have increased blade speed, and are powered by an advanced low-emission engine that is 20 percent more fuel efficient.

Several features make these hedge trimmers a great choice for any landscape professional:

New fuel-efficient engine uses 20 percent less fuel than the previous models, which allows for longer run times and reduced costs.

Lightweight, well-balanced design allows for longer work hours with reduced fatigue as well as easy maneuverability around large shrubs or hard to reach spaces.

Low-vibration technology and swivel handle provide improved comfort compared to previous models.

Convenient multi-function control handle makes it easy to start and stop the trimmer and all of the throttle controls are in one central location.

The HS 82 has a double-sided durable blade designed for sweeping, back-and-forth cuts, and the HS 87 has a single-sided blade, better for straight cutting. Both come in two versions to suit a variety of landscapers’ cutting needs.

“The HS 82 T and HS 87 T are ideal for trimming and contouring hedges and bushes. The high stroke rate, reduced tooth height and narrow tooth spacing guarantee an extremely precise, clean cut,” said Stephen Meriam, Stihl director of sales. “The HS 82 R and 87 R versions have a low stroke rate, more cutting power, greater tooth height and wider tooth space for bigger jobs like pruning overgrown hedges or clearing vegetation.”

 

MSRP starting at $499.95:

  • HS 82 T 24” MSRP: $499.95
  • HS 82 T 30” MSRP: $529.95
  • HS 82 R 24” MSRP: $499.95
  • HS 82 R 30” MSRP: $529.95
  • HS 87 T 30” MSRP: $529.95
  • HS 87 T 40” MSRP: $549.95
  • HS 87 R 30” MSRP: $529.95

 

*As compared to HS 81 and HS 86

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